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Our Liberal Echo Chamber

Illustration by Claire Revere
September 28, 2017

While Whitman can often feel like an echo-chamber of liberal thought, the surrounding city of Walla Walla poses a stark contrast to the ultra-liberal ideology that permeates our campus. In fact, roughly...

French Election Signals Danger

May 4, 2017

If you have ever wondered what the female version of Trump would be like, the answer is Marine Le Penn, one of the candidates in the French presidential elections, who is now in the second and final...

Killing the Conservative Paradigm

Illustration by Meg Cuca
February 5, 2017

In years past, both Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have closely represented the views of their respective parties. This is no such year. The campaign promises of President Donald J....

The slow decline of Democracy

Illustration by Taylor Penner-Ash
September 22, 2016

As of September 16, Edgar Matobato, an alleged death squad member, levelled allegations against Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte including, but not limited to, murder. This is a mere sliver of...

Conservatives discuss “right” to speak on liberal campus

September 29, 2011

It's no secret that Whitman is an overwhelmingly liberal campus. Liberal viewpoints are so prevalent within the student body that it is difficult to pinpoint any real conservative population within the...

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